Positive Connections: Israeli Speaker Event

Top Pick January 27, 2019 Winchester Free
(Photo: alengo/iStock)
(Photo: alengo/iStock)

Join us for a rich discussion and dialogue with Lt. Col. Hagay Carmi, an engineer with the elite technology unit in the Israel Defense Forces, and Michal Carmi, an educator, writer and expert in conflict resolution. Topics include recruitment and retention of technical talent in the IDF, inclusion of women and ethnic minorities, challenges of religious observance and the dangers and opportunities created by social networks.

Lt. Col. Carmi is completing a master’s degree in public administration at the Harvard Kennedy School. He heads a new department in the Special Operations Division (SOD) of the IDF responsible for addressing unprecedented national security challenges. Hagay has contributed significantly to major projects, seven of which won the Israel Defense Prize. He holds an MA in electro-optical engineering from Ben-Gurion University and an MBA from Bar-Ilan University.

Michal Carmi has been working for 15 years as a teacher of Hebrew literature in Israeli high schools. More recently, she also has been teaching the Shefer Approach, a dynamic Israeli conflict resolution methodology (based on Adlerian principles). She also utilizes enhancements to address life-empowerment training. Her articles are published on the Kippah website. Both Hagay and Michal are active in community initiatives in Israel and Boston during their time at Harvard. They are raising seven children, ages 4-17.

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Sunday, January 27, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Shir Tikvah
34 Vine St
Winchester, MA 01890

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